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HAPPY BIRTHDAY, J.P.!

Friday, April 1st is Julius Pierpont Patches‘ birthday! No foolin’! You can join other Patches Pals in celebrating the love and laughter at three different locations throughout the city. Top Pot Doughnuts, along with PEMCO Insurance, will be hosting a celebration at both their flagship café at 2124 5th Ave in downtown Seattle and at…

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J.P. Rocks!

Most Patches Pals would agree that J.P. rocks, but I’ll bet most of you don’t know about The Clown’s connections to Rock ‘N Roll and how he had a strong influence on local musicians. Let’s go back to the beginning, where, in his early radio days in Minneapolis, Chris Wedes got to interview a young,…

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Last Night at the City Dump

Today marks the fourth anniversary of KCTS 9’s Special J.P. Patches: Last Night at the City Dump which marked J.P.’s farewell TV performance and the last time Chris would put on the make-up. Pat Cashman hosted the two-hour special, featuring archival material and an in-person appearance from Julius Pierpont Patches himself. It is also the…